Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya has been criminialized from bowling in general cricket for 12 months due to an bootleg bowling action. Dananjaya’s cessation is a outcome of a ICC’s involuntary chastisement for bowlers who have twice unsuccessful an comment inside a two-year period.
The offspinner can, however, play in domestic cricket conducted by SLC, with a agree of his board.
Dananjaya was assessed after he was reported for a think movement for a second time in 10 months, following a Galle Test opposite New Zealand final month. He subsequently underwent an eccentric comment on Aug 29 in Chennai, that found his bowling movement to be illegal.
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“As a latest news constitutes a player’s second news within a two-year period, a initial of that led to a suspension, he is automatically dangling from bowling in general cricket for a duration of 12 months,” an ICC recover said. “Dananjaya will be entitled to proceed a ICC for a re-assessment of his bowling movement after a expiry of this one-year period.”
Dananjaya was primarily dangling from bowling in Nov 2018, before undergoing calming work that authorised him to resume bowling progressing this year.
Since Dananjaya was not as effective in ODIs when he returned after a suspension, he missed out on a World Cup berth in a summer. The Galle Test in Aug was his initial given his cessation final year and he took an considerable 5 for 80 in a initial innings. He did not underline in a second Test opposite New Zealand though played a successive 3 T20Is, holding 2 for 28, 3 for 36 and 1 for 30 to finish as a second-highest wicket-taker in a series, behind Lasith Malinga’s total of 7 wickets.
The one-year cessation is a large blow for Sri Lanka as they are scheduled to play their subsequent 5 Tests in Asia.